Ault and Beck’s exhibition Information investigated the production of poverty within the U.S. Based on governmental data referring to measures of poverty over the last forty years as well as the increasing income gap, Information focused on systemic parameters for what constituted poverty as a socio-economic condition, with particular emphasis on the “poverty line.” In this context, the poverty line is understood as a concrete, abstract and symbolic parameter or dividing device that points to governmental debates and policies relevant to economic divisions in American society.